Sri Lankan Government Rejects Rebel Appeal For Truce

[VoA] In Sri Lanka, the government has rejected an appeal by the European Union for a cease-fire with Tamil Tiger rebels. Intense fighting is under way in the northeast, where the military is trying to capture the last strip of territory held by the rebels. The government’s outright rejection for a truce with Tamil Tiger […]

UN: 250K civilians facing food crisis in Sri Lanka

[AP] The United Nations warned that civilians caught in the shrinking sliver of territory still controlled by the rebels are facing a massive food crisis, and convoys may not be able to deliver supplies until late next week. Concern for the fate of civilians – hundreds of whom observers say have died in the latest […]